Looked After Children: The Reluctant State and Moral Salvation

Over the past fifty years, public care for children in England has undergone a significant transformation moving almost exclusively towards foster care as the preferred mode of delivery. The most recent data...

Newborn babies in care proceedings

Researchers from the Centre for Child and Family Justice Research at Lancaster University, the Rees Centre, and Research in Practice have published findings from a study of newborn babies (under one week old)...

Government urged to reject foster care proposals that ‘weaken children’s rights’

A coalition of more than 40 leading children’s organisations and experts has written to government urging it to reject several proposals from a major review of the fostering system, because they would...

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